Hampshire County Council Careers – Catering Unit Manager

Website Hampshire County Council

Job Details:

Hourly Rate: £10.09 – £10.52 per hour

Work Location: Upham Primary School, Southampton

Hours per week: 22.50 – Monday – Friday

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only

Closing Date: 19th October 2023

Working weekends and unsociable hours? Want a better work life balance?

Come and join our team

At HC3S we pride ourselves on providing children with nutritious food that promotes good health and helps them get the most out of their time in the classroom. Our Catering Unit Manager’s work term time, during school hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to take charge of your own on-site catering operation and team as a Catering Unit Manager. You’ll run a busy kitchen producing food from fresh ingredients for your customers. A highly organised, personable, natural leader, you’ll have experience of managing a team, be able to work at pace and your enthusiasm and excellent communication skills will motivate the whole team to follow high quality standards and provide exceptional service.

Experience of working in a similar catering environment is essential however we’ll give you all the training and ongoing professional development you need to succeed.

Why work for us?

HC3S is an award winning, forward thinking, solution focused catering service. With our term time contracts we offer an
excellent work life balance, a commitment to training and development and a friendly and supportive working environment. To find out more about us visit our HC3S work with us page
Work with us | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)

You will also benefit from a healthy
Benefits package including:-
  • Term time only positions
  • Uniform
  • Full training and opportunities to progress
  • A minimum 24 days annual leave entitlement taken in the school holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Interest free travel loans and discounts
  • Employee Support Services
  • Family friendly policies
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Additional Information:

Unit Manager – Job summary and person specification

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

As part of the pre-employment checks that are undertaken for this role, you will be asked to complete a Post Offer Medical Questionnaire. The questionnaire is confidential, and is screened by our Occupational Health Department, who will ensure that you are medically fit for this role before being formally offered the position.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

If you’d like to talk to us about the job before you apply or for more information about the position, please call the manager below.

Leanne Oliver-Pulford, District Manager, on 07718146872

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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